News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:36pm
2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry. Good communication is essential to developing and maintaining good relationships between farm and non-farm neighbors. This event is a way to bring the County’s farmers and their neighbors together for a night of fellowship and understanding. It will also be a way for the County’s farmers and businesses to showcase what they have to offer each other.

Calling ALL Cattaraugus County Businesses

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 1:49pm

Tuesday, June 19, 2012, Little Valley, NY ~ The Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning & Tourism Department (EDPT) is pleased to announce the new Cattaraugus County Business and Veteran’s Outreach Center (CCBVOC) website www.ccbvoc.com.  The website is intended to be a “go to” resource for business in Cattaraugus County through the use of a news feed as well as a blog and business directory.  Currently, the site is hosting the “Made in Cattaraugus County” promotion (see below) with a lis

Be Part of the Conversation as Western New York Plans for a More Sustainable Future

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 12:08pm
Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan; Cleaner Greener Communities; Open

Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan; Cleaner Greener Communities; Open

LANCASTER, N.Y., July 9, 2012 – A coalition of Western New York municipalities and organizations in Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties has received funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to create a regional sustainability plan as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Cleaner, Greener Communities Program. The Western New York Regional Sustainability Planning process is underway and community input is needed to help shape our region’s economic and environmental future.

Vendors sought for OnoFest 2012

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 4:44pm
OnoFest logo

OnoFest logo

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development is in preparations for the 5th Annual OnoFest being held August 11, 2012 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.

OnoFest is a one day event that will start at Noon and run to 9:00 p.m. It is a family oriented event scheduled to have arts; crafts; food; games and contests for the young and old alike; bands throughout the day with a grand finale of fireworks at dusk! Special activities are being planned for the children in the family. There is no rain date for this event, it will be held rain or shine.

Cattaraugus County Farmer Neighbor Dinner a Huge Success

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 12:07pm
People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

People gathering and visiting displays at the 2012 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner.

Nearly 180 people attended the First Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Ellicottville, NY.

Vendors Sought for the 2012 OnoFest

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 1:51pm

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development is in preparations for the 5th Annual OnoFest being held August 11, 2012 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I 86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.

Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council Shares a Little Love

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:00pm
Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council, Ronald McDonald House

Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council, Ronald McDonald House

The Cattaraugus County 4-H Teen Council visited the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo on Sunday, February 12th. They made a fabulous dinner for the guests and also frosted quite a few Valentine’s Day cut-out cookies along with a few 4-H clovers.

Your State Legislators can help keep more money in your community

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 3:14pm
Screenshot of the NYSAC Mandate Relief page

Screenshot of the NYSAC Mandate Relief page

With your help, New York State Legislators can enact mandate relief to help stabilize property tax dollars and keep more of your hard-earned money in your community for local purposes.

20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 1:13pm

On Saturday, March 3, 2012 Cornell University Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. There will be three concurrent sessions with approximately four classes per session and you must choose one class per session.

Horse Owner Essentials

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 2:17pm
Saddled Horse with a man leading by the reins

Saddled Horse with a man leading by the reins

Horses are one of the most magnificent creatures on Earth-----do you feel this way? Do you always wish you knew more about horses and their care? This 4 week, 4 night educational program is designed for anyone wishing to learn more about horses - no matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned equestrian there will be information for all. The program will include guest presenters on different topics such as feeding, trail riding, showing, styles of riding, safety, veterinary care, housing among others each night as well as a planned visit to a local horse farm.

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